Dec 20, 2012 7:00am PST
in host of "face the nation" bob schieffer, good morning. >> good morning, charlie. >> bob you heard the president say there is a new reality about guns coming out of the massacre in newtown. how powerful is this new reality to get something done? >> well i guess i would ask how bad does it have to be to cause congress and the american people to focus on a way to make sure that this kind of thing doesn't have to happen again. i mean i cannot imagine that we are willing to accept this as sort of the new normal, that this is the way it's going to be from here on but this is a very, very difficult issue. i think one of the things charlie, that this hinges on what tact the national rifle association will take tomorrow when it holds its news conference. you know somehow or another it seems to me this debate has to focus on putting common sense back into all of this. i mean we don't ban cars. we have speed limits. there's a reason you can drive 75 miles an hour in the open desert and the reason we drive 25 miles an hour when we're in a school zone. it seems to me if we c
Dec 4, 2012 7:00am PST
-suicide, bob costas set off a bis of a controversy when he decided to address the issue of gun control during an nfl broadcast. >> if jovan belcher didn't possess a gun, he and kasandra perkins would both be alive today. >> why do athletes love guns? the reality is this is a gun culture. lots of people own guns. >> reporter: he says the issue of guns and athletes is about youth, money, and perceived power. >> the problem is that many don't outgrow their power, a new national pastime has some very deep seated issues. >> reporter: the league has had a strict gun policy in place since 1996 that prohibits players from bringing guns to any facility or event affiliated with the league. but that was not enough to stop a tragedy in kansas city this past weekend. for "cbs this morning," i'm jim axelrod in new york. >> senior correspondent john miller former fbi assistant director joins us now. how do they go about enforcing the existing gun laws? >> well what they do is -- they've got this policy and jeff miller the former head of the pennsylvania state police head of se
Dec 7, 2012 7:00am PST
money, this sunday morning on "face the nation," bob schieffer talks with the author of the bowles-simpson deficit-cutting plan, erskine bowles and alan simpson. >>> here's a million-dollar question. should passengers be allowed to use electronic devices during takeoff and landing? this morning the fcc says yes. it's written a letter urging the faa to allow tablets, e-readers and other portable devices to be used in flight. the chairman of the fcc says personal electronics allow business travelers to do their work while others can stay informed and connected with family and friends. the faa is reviewing whether the devices interfere with the planes' control system. >>> justin bieber is flying high these days in the middle of a sold-out tour. his new album has three hit singles, but he did not get a single nomination this week from grammy voters. a mix of writers, journalists and others in the music industry. ben tracy has reaction to this high-profile snub. ♪ i'd like to you everything you want ♪ >> reporter: apparently grammy voters are not willing to commit to justin bieber.